By Benjamin Armstrong
Despite his dramatic effect at the U.S. military within the first half the twentieth century, Sims is a comparatively unknown determine this present day. Overshadowed in our reminiscence via the realm battle II iteration of strategic Admirals, like Chester Nimitz and Raymond Spruance, he gets little awareness from historians or specialist naval officials. even though he gained a Pulitzer Prize for background, rarely a person reads the books or articles he left as his legacy.
This number of six essays written by means of Sims illustrates why his pondering and management are correct to the demanding situations confronted within the twenty first century. From the perils of army conservatism, to the tasks of the pro officer, to army downsizing and reform, he helped lay the principles of the fashionable military. Armstrong’s introductions and research of those essays hyperlinks them on to the problems of innovation, specialist schooling, and management which are as very important at first of this century as they have been firstly of the last.
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21st Century Sims: Innovation, Education, and Leadership for the Modern Era (21st Century Foundations) by Benjamin Armstrong
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